lateral lemniscus

noun

Medical Definition of lateral lemniscus

: a band of nerve fibers that arises in the cochlear nuclei and terminates in the inferior colliculus and the lateral geniculate body of the opposite side of the brain

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“Lateral lemniscus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20lemniscus. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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